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The Thin Man - an excellent murder mystery starring Myrna Loy and William Powell

The Thin Man

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Synopsis of The Thin Man

Between cocktails and the first course of a society dinner, urbane,dry-witted detectives and sophisticates Nick and Nora Charles will show the police the holes in their investigation. They’ll unmask a brutal murderer and solve the mystery behind the disappearance of The Thin Man.

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Cheaper by the Dozen starring Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, directed by Walter Lang

Cheaper by the Dozen

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Cheaper by the Dozen starring Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, directed by Walter Lang

Cheaper by the Dozen – the funny and sweet story of loving parents Clifton Webb & Myrna Loy, raising their twelve children

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Evelyn Prentice (1934) William Powell, Myrna Loy, Una Merkel, Rosalind Russell - Mystery about a powerful attorney who doesn't realize his wife has gotten herself into some trouble.

Evelyn Prentice

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Evelyn Prentice (1934) starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Una Merkel, Rosalind Russell

Synopsis of Evelyn Prentice

Evelyn Prentice is a mystery about a powerful attorney who doesn’t realize his wife has gotten herself into some trouble.  Will he lose his first case?  Will she have to reveal her role in a murder?

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Another Thin Man (1939) starring William Powell, Myrna Loy

Another Thin Man

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In Another Thin Man, Nick and Nora (and their dog Asta) visit the estate of Colonel MacFay. He’s being threatened by a mysterious man wanting revenge for a past wrong. When MacFay is murdered, that man is the obvious suspect. Too obvious …

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Double Wedding (1937) starring William Powell , Myrna Loy , Florence Rice

Double Wedding

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Double Wedding (1937) starring William Powell , Myrna Loy, Florence Rice

Synopsis of Double Wedding

In Double Wedding, when Margit marches over to Charlie’s place to order him to stay away from Irene, the two realize that they are perfect for each other.

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Broadway Bill (1934) - Frank Capra, Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter

Broadway Bill

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Broadway Bill (1934) – movie review – Frank Capra, Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter

Broadway Bill (1934) - Frank Capra, Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter

Movie review of Broadway Bill– a ‘lost’ classic, found & restored, starring Myrna Loy, Walter Baxter. Look for a very young Lucille Ball in a minor role as a telephone operator

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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947), starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple

Synopsis of The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple

In The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer is a classic screwball comedy.  Through no fault of his own, artist and lady’s man Richard Nugent finds a teenage girl curled on his sofa.  The teen’s sister is a judge who “sentences” thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes. Circumstances aren’t kind to Richard. But they certainly are hilarious!

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I Love You Again (1940) starring William Powell , Myrna Loy , Frank McHugh

I Love You Again

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I Love You Again (1940) starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Frank McHugh

Synopsis of I Love You Again

I Love You Again (1940) starring William Powell , Myrna Loy , Frank McHugh

In I Love You Again, William Powell and Myrna Loy star in this comedy about a seemingly staid married businessman whose recovery from amnesia exposes his past existence as a con artist.

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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) starring Cary Grant , Myrna Loy , Melvyn Douglas

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) starring Cary Grant , Myrna Loy , Melvyn Douglas

Synopsis of Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Cary Grant and Myna Loy star in this classic screwball comedy about a big city executive who wants to find a simpler life in the country when Mr. Blandings Builds his Dream House. Advertising executive Jim Blandings (Grant–Charade, North by Northwest) learns about rural life, real estate and construction the hardest way possible when he buys a farm in Connecticut.  And moves with his tolerant if not understanding wife, Muriel (Loy–Thin Man films), to a decaying shack that’s closer to a nightmare than the house of his dreams.

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Wife Versus Secretary (1936) starring Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Jean Harlow, James Stewart

Wife Versus Secretary

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Wife Versus Secretary (1936) starring Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Jean Harlow, Jimmy Stewart

Synopsis of Wife Versus Secretary

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van’s secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can’t type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van’s hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers. Four Golden Era greats – Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Myrna Loy as the romantic triangle and a lanky newcomer named James Stewart as Harlow’s beau – gild this sophisticated comedy-drama that takes a savvy look at men, women and love. Wife versus Secretary: Guess who wins!

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